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Elon Musk: Coming out of the closet?

Discussion in 'The Case For...' started by enjoypolo, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. sirujux

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    tesla is still making cars, i think its the only car company making cars. i wonder if this virus will slow down what elon musk does. i doubt silicon vally will slow down much in advancing in weird brain computer tech. this could make 5g happen faster, who knows what will happen.
     
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    I suspect that the Silicon Cabal are breaking their records in profits, with everyone staying home and using digital-everything. This is only going to make us more dependent on Amazon, social media and whatnot, not saying they're not useful in these times, but it's going to affect small biz even worse.

    As you say, this will only accelerate the digital (mind) virus even more, and they will be announcing China-like surveillance methods using people's smartphones (I'd put my money on FB). As for 5G, Elon has already announced a larger-than-previously-thought fleet of satellites known as Starlink, to blast us with 5G from space.

    I know Apple has allegedly been offering one ebook from its digital-store to US-residents so far. But for a goliath worth more than a $trillion, I say, Is that all you can do for people in times like this? Don't even get me started on the just-announced US 2 $trillion bail-out, with only a meager one-time $1,200 cheque to the people. the apex of greed and contempt right there (undoubtedly that was the plan all-along)
     
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    https://www.rt.com/usa/487635-musk-wipes-tesla-value-freedom/

    I cringe just posting about it, but you can't make this up. Elon's shape-shifting cover is down and showing his true colours.
    This dude is nothing but an uncharismatic charlatan (which is the least you could ask of a con-man), and I'm enjoying seeing his demise every step of the way :)

    He also changed his profile pic on Twitter to Deus Ex, and while I have never played the original game, reading the story-line makes the hair on your back stand. You can't make this shit up! o_O:cool::D
     
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    often i hear about new thing getting sent off to space, why cant we have nice things on earth instead of losing money all the time?
     
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    Freshly out of the oven

    I have not yet listened to it, but it's intriguing to say the least :D:cool:

    Edit:
    Interesting discussions that insights into how this dude thinks, or seems to at least.
    This article from RT pretty much sums it up. The whole thing about their newborn's name is a personal decision, but still, who names their kid after a classified CIA program, even as cool as the SR-71 blackbird.. weird..

    But then it gets even weirder when he talks about the wickedly disturbing, Jose Delgado-style brain implants from his NeuralNet project. Joe did a great job at pointing out some of the (obvious) dangers of such a thing, and from what it looks, he doesn't seem too concerned (a poin to which I'll come back).

    Then, talking Covid, we actually have agreements: the fatality rate is greatly exagerated; the lack of clear data and the importance of lifestyle for the immune system.

    Thing is, if you've been wandering long enough, you stop judging someone from their words and from their actions instead. To me, Elon can't be ignored for the fact that he 1) launches them spacex starlink systems (which was not addressed by the way) and 2) plans to fuse human and AI "because it's inevitable". He kept bringing this latter argument, and all I could think was: the state of current AI can't even the most mundane tasks, and he's telling us that we're too dumb and "if you cant beat 'em, join 'em"? Now now buddy..
    My 2 cents :cool:

     
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    yes its him but someone mixed it up good
     
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    weird story about elon musk @ 21 min.
     
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    kinda funny people are calling him a simp.